Archdiocese of Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania
Orthodox Church in America
St. John the Baptist Orthodox Church
150 Elmtree Rd
New Kensington, PA 15068-4636

Northwest Deanery

Rev. Nikolai Breckenridge, Rector
Home: 724-337-8162  Email:

Ecclesiatical Calendar:New Calendar (Revised Julian)
Driving Directions:

General Location

St John Church is located in New Kensington, PA, north of Pittsburgh approximately 23 miles along the Allegheny River.

From Route 28

Take exit 14; go through 2 lights and cross the Tarentum Bridge. Continue through 3 lights and make a right onto Freeport Rd. Follow to the crest of the hill, and make a left onto Elmtree Rd. The Church is at the end of the block on the right.

From Route 366

From Greensburgh Rd come into New Kensington continuing on Rt 366 (by-pass). Go to the fifth light and make a left onto Freeport Rd. Go to crest of hill and turn left onto Elmtree Rd. The Church is located at the end of the block on the right.

More Information:

Schedule of Services

Saturday Evening
6:00 PM Vespers and Confessions.

Sunday Morning
10:00 AM Divine Liturgy, coffee social (9:30 AM from Memorial Day through Labor Day).

Sunday Morning
9:00 AM Sunday School (September through Pentecost).

Eves of Great Feasts 
5:00 PM Great Vespers and Litiya.

Mornings of Great Feasts
9:00 AM Divine Liturgy.

Wednesday Evenings 
5:00 PM Daily Vespers

Wednesday Evenings During Great Lent
6:00 PM Liturgy of the Presanctified Gifts

Please Check the Calendar on the Parish Website for the most up to date schedule of services.